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Aug 25th, 2010

Summary: Biographical profile of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann by Paul Harris of the London Observer, republished here for informational purposes and annotated with sidebars. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 24, 2009 Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and reported that NATO deaths in Afghanistan had hit a record high.

Jul 29th, 2010

Summary: Tea Party groups in Missouri are furious that national tea party figurehead Rep. Michele Bachmann is endorsing Rep. Roy Blunt for U.S. Senate in Missouri. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on July 29, 2009 Aubrey Immelman reported that former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), Distinguished Professor in the Practice of National Governance at Georgetown University, had been selected to deliver the Third Annual Eugene McCarthy Lecture at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn.